Formats and tools
- Unit Description
- Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
- Assessment Tool
- an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
- Assessment Template
- generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
- Assessment Matrix
- a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
- Wiki Markup
- mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
- Evidence Guide
- create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
- Competency Mapping Template
- Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
- Observation Checklist
- create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)
- Self Assessment Survey
- A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
- Moodle Outcomes
- Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
- Registered Training Organisations
- Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver DEFBM003C, 'Control persons using non firearms options'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Control persons using non firearms options' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Assess the need to use empty hand techniques, hand restraints and/or baton
1.1 Situation is evaluated to determine most appropriate equipment and control technique in accordance with organisational policy, guidelines and legal requirements.
1.2 Risk factors and opportunities are evaluated to determine person’s intentions.
1.3 Capacity to complete action effectively is considered prior to commencement and alternative actions are assessed for viability.
1.4 Situations requiring assistance are identified and support is promptly requested.
2. Apply empty hand techniques, hand restraints and/or use baton
2.1 Appropriate techniques are selected to ensure protection of self and efficient completion of movement.
2.2 Empty hand techniques are applied in accordance with policy, guidelines and legal requirements.
2.3 Baton and hand restraints are carried in a secure, protected and accessible position for safe deployment.
2.4 Baton and hand restraints are presented and applied using recognised techniques in accordance with guidelines and legal requirements.
2.5 Sufficiency of response is constantly compared against identified opportunities.
3. Contain incident
3.1 Response is adjusted or discontinued with changing circumstances in accordance with use of force guidelines.
3.2 Actions to detain person/s are undertaken within the limits of legal requirements, and organisational policy and procedures.
3.3 Situations requiring assistance are identified and support is promptly requested.
4. Evaluate response
4.1 Effectiveness of response is evaluated and reviewed in accordance with legal requirement, and organisational policy and procedures.
4.2 Accurate and constructive observations of incidents are provided in reviewing and debriefing the situation.
4.3 System, records and reporting procedures are maintained in accordance with organisational procedures and policy.
4.4 Effects of stress on self are recognised and managed using recognised stress management techniques.